Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa Fairtrade 2010

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Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts § Africa's main problem is poverty, disease

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts § Africa's main problem is poverty, disease and illiteracy, § Green revolution did not have a profound improvement in food production due to harsh climatical conditions and poor land tenure system § Scarce resources leads to social conflicts which at times leads to armed disputes § Africans are hardworking and able to produce products like flowers among other goods © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts ü Flower production with a guaranteed market

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts ü Flower production with a guaranteed market offers jobs to many Africans giving them a income that pushes them above the $2 per day poverty line ü February 2008, Kenya surpassed the 2011 flower exports even a midst closer of other sectors due to PEV. ü Finlays is the largest fairtrade producer in Africa employing 22, 000 people (13% of total FT employees in the world) ü All the three regions that Finlays operate are pillars of peace for Kenya(Kericho, Naivasha, Mt Kenya) © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts ü Kericho- employs over 14000 people who

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Facts ü Kericho- employs over 14000 people who lie in the farms and did not fight one another in 2007 -2008 P. E. V. despite its location inside the Kalenjin land, ü Naivasha- an epicenter of the PEV violence was in production too during the PEV, ü Mt Kenya- From Isiolo (59 km from Timau where Finlays farms are located) all the way to Ethiopia boarder every herder caries a gun to protect their animals ü (Hadija 17 yr old Maasai girl, in Huruma home for the destitute for five years) © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! End Poverty and Hunger ü Improved salaries and

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! End Poverty and Hunger ü Improved salaries and wages now standing at over 2 $ daily, ü Posho mills and cooperative stores supply affordable foods to the workers through FT premium, ü subsidized hot meals available , ü Increased job creation through the expanding farms ü Improved capacity building has improved the workers earnings and opens social mobility, ü Revolving funds and loans through FT premium enables workers' to set up small businesses which supplement family income ü Sustainable food production projects like the poultry etc © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Universal primary education ü Over 50 new classes

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Universal primary education ü Over 50 new classes have been built through the FT premium enabling over 3000 pupils to get education, ü Schools renovated and equipped with desks and other running materials ü Clean water availed through storage tanks and bore holes ü School feeding programmes for pre-primary children ü FT premium has been used in bursaries' for workers children in secondary schools (Joyce Naliaka) © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Gender Equality ü Women are taking leadership positions

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Gender Equality ü Women are taking leadership positions after training and capacity building through the FT premium. ü Projects for girl child funded by premium ST loice girls Nanyuki © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Child Health ü FT premium has been used

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Child Health ü FT premium has been used in helping children homes, ü Children crèches have been built in the farms; ü New health facilities have been built e. g. Naivasha Women care centre, ü Free mosquito nets to the workers protects children from killer Malaria mosquito ü Vaccination campaigns against typhoid and hepatitis b a major breakthrough. © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Maternal Health ü The 90 days maternity leave

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Maternal Health ü The 90 days maternity leave a major boost to maternal health ü Improved working conditions with proper PIP for mothers ü Subsidized family planning facilities ü New maternity facilities like 100 bed Naivasha Women care centre, Usa River maternity ward in Tanzania/ ü Better living conditions from Ft home improvements programs like gas cookers and solar panels © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Combat HIV/AIDS ü Wellness committees which take care

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Combat HIV/AIDS ü Wellness committees which take care of HIV campaigns and other communicable diseases have been funded by FT premiums ü special feeding programs for the HIV positive workers funded by premium ü At Finlays this program has improved HIV awareness by 300% sinception © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Global Partnership ü FT premium is the best

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Global Partnership ü FT premium is the best way that global partnership can be achieved. ü The premium acts as a seed that spurs development once it germinates and blooms under the care of FT stringent monitoring and evaluation ü 30% of the funding for the naivasha women care centre is from premium, ü 970 babies born in two months July/august- two mothers occupied a bed each in the new building © Fairtrade 2010

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Buy More Fairtrade Flowers to Kick Out Poverty,

Fairtrade Flowers for peace in Africa! Buy More Fairtrade Flowers to Kick Out Poverty, Disease and Illiteracy © Fairtrade 2010